Mission, Vision & Values

Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

Our Mission is to work with our citizens to create a healthy, vibrant and caring community through:

  • Visionary leadership and accountable governance.
  • Citizen involvement.
  • Balancing the expectation for services with available resources.
  • Decision-making that integrates the social, economic and environmental interests of the community.
  • Quality in customer service.

Our Vision

In 20 years, Stewart is a healthy, sustainable, and vibrant small community that supports a permanent population base of 1000 to 2000 people.  Stewart has a diversified and stable economy where industry and tourism are both thriving and growing simultaneously; while also respecting and protecting the environment.  Stewart is known internationally for its natural scenery, and continues to attract many visitors year-round.  The bustling port facilities serve the north and supports the economy of BC and Canada.

Stewart is fully functional with the services expected of a small, remote community.  People of all ages can thrive.  Citizens are active and proud of Stewart and passionate in their commitment to maintaining and enhancing their great community.

Our Values

Demonstrating leadership and providing transparent and accountable government.

  • Encouraging community involvement.
  • Building trust and respect.
  • Promoting innovation and creativity.
  • Recognizing the achievement and contributions of District staff and citizens.
  • Fostering open and proactive communication.
  • Being fiscally responsible.

Reminder:  Property Tax Payment Deadline-November 30, 2020

POSTED: November 24, 2020

Please see the Public Noitce for more information.

Notice of Special Council Meeting:  Wednesday, November 25, 2020

POSTED: November 20, 2020

For more information, please see the Public Notice

Notice from BC Hydro:  Planned Outage on November 28, 2020

POSTED: November 5, 2020

For details regarding BC Hydro's planned power outage, please see the Public Notice.

Supporting Local Businesses Through Tourism

POSTED: July 31, 2020

The District is supporting local businesses by utilizing an NDIT grant to promote Stewart tourism within BC. View BC Magazine's great feature on Stewart!

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: October 22, 2019

Take a look at this Auto Tour video produced in conjunction with Destination BC, Kermode Tourism, and the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine-displaying spectacular views of scenery near Hazelton, New Hazelton, the Nass Valley and Stewart, with Dr. Joseph Gosnell narrating:  www.stewartcassiarhighway.com 

Salmon Glacier Auto Tour Brochure

POSTED: August 23, 2019

Here is an excellent resource to accompany you on your travel to visit the spectacular Salmon Glacier - Auto Tour Brochure

Dedication of “Family Quiet Room” at the Stewart Health Centre

POSTED: July 18, 2019

BC Hydro Installation of Bird Guarding at Stewart Substation

POSTED: January 8, 2018

Please see the attached information regarding BC Hydro's recent installation of Bird Guarding at the Stewart Substation